Hexham Old Gaol


Description: Housed in the first purpose-built prison in England, 1333. Information on medieval crime and punishment, the Border Reivers and their violent lifestyle in the 1500s. Fortified buildings. Commentaries and film of Border Reiver raid. Displays on Reivers. Special events exploring crime, punishment and torture. Activities for children.

Contact Information

The Old Gaol
NE46 1XD
  01670 624523
  Visit the Hexham Old Gaol website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Suitable for the disabled
Opening Times : Telephone to check times and prices.
Last Admission : Last admissions: 4pm.
Admission Prices : £3.95 adult; £3.50 OAP; £2.50 child; £12 family.

Location Information